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Cloth Covered and Doll-mounted Casket

Auction:
2476
Lot:
244
Sold for:
$4,444$3,750

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2476
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 10, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Cloth Covered and Doll-mounted Casket, Continental, 19th century, unique satin-covered wooden box with lid featuring two cloth dressed dolls in a garden, the sides of the box mounted with further dolls including a courting couple, sliding lid opening to interior fitted with nine further dolls in various costumes, dome lg. 10.5 in., (fabric wear and small losses, fading).

Provenance: Mary Merritt Doll Museum.

Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Doll Museum, Mary Merritt, dome lg., Mary Merritt Doll Museum, Dolls

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